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3 vols. 7.5 x 5 inches. Very attractive green pictorial cloth with decorative lettering, beveled edges, and coloured bird designs to fronts. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor nicks to ends of spines. Some minor darkening to spines. Neat owners inscription to front endpapers “John Addy.” Some minor page tanning, some minor foxing spots, some glue repairs to plates. Else very clean and tight copies. 120 beautiful coloured chromo. plates, mostly by Thorburn Many wood-engravings. 160 pages per volume (PLUS: EACH volumes has 16 pages at the back: "Eggs and Egg-Collecting", by R. KEARTON, each with 4 col. plates by ALF).
Title: Familiar Wild Birds. First to Third Series. Three Volumes.
Publisher: Cassell & Comp. N.d. (1st.). ca. 1883:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 78816
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::BIRDS Natural History, Birds, ornithology, Thorburn, Swaysland, kearton, wild birds, First to Third Series. Three Volumes., Cassell & Comp., green pictorial cloth, coloured chromo. plates